RI Schools Recycling Project in the News

Birchwood STEAM students change school's recycling habits

NORTH PROVIDENCE — In only a few weeks, students at Birchwood Middle School have gone from producing six to eight bags of garbage every day to...

Opinion/Ratcliffe: Why on earth are schools wasting so much food?

In the face of rising food insecurity nationwide, it’s estimated that Americans waste 300 million pounds of food each day...

How one organization is reducing food waste in Rhode Island schools

Rhode Island Schools Recycling Project is on a mission: to help schools reduce food waste. And its approach puts students...

RI Schools Recycling Project: 'Saving the environment one piece of food at a time'

PROVIDENCE — Imagine if public schools could recycle tons of food waste every year, freeing up the state landfill and teaching students to be...

Rhodes Cafeteria Rangers team up for composting and recycling efforts

It all began this past fall, when the fifth grade students at Rhodes Elementary School began to notice how much food waste was taking place at...

Going green: Birchwood celebrates opening of STEAM greenhouse

NORTH PROVIDENCE – Students at Birchwood Middle School are getting a hands-on education in the school’s new greenhouse, developing...

Nathan Bishop Gardens

Nathan Bishop has newly-planted beautiful garden beds in the front of the school. A group of parents, teachers, and members of the recycling...

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